The 959th Field Artillery

TitleThe 959th Field Artillery
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsShular, James E.
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsBlount County, World War II

Describes a World War II battalion that included several Blount County citizens and chose the Tennessee state flag as their standard. They served in many campaigns, including 324 days in France, Belgium, and Germany that earned them a commendation as "one of the finest Artillery Battalions in World War II."


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